November 19 Casual Dinner Meeting: Mars Rover Celebration and Orion

Continuing our commitment to bring you a dinner speaker every month, we will have TWO speakers on Wednesday, November 19th at Mamacita’s Mexican Restaurant in Webster. This is one of our casual dinners where you don’t need to register and pay ahead of time. You just grab a seat, order your own dinner, and enjoy 2 wonderful topics.

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December 9 Dinner Meeting: Glynn Lunney

Please join us for our December AIAA Houston dinner event on Tuesday, December 9th, with another amazing speaker: Mr. Glynn Lunney. He has held a variety of positions within NASA during his exalted career such as Space Shuttle program director, Apollo-era Flight Director, Chief of the Flight Director’s office, Chief of the Flight Dynamic branch, and program manager for the Space Shuttle payload integration and development office. Mr. Lunney also worked for Rockwell and then the United Space Alliance.

The dinner will be at the NASA Gilruth Center in the Alamo ballroom and will be a buffet. After the dinner event, Mr. Lunney will be signing copies of his book, Highways into Space, which can be either bought through our Eventbrite website when you register ($22 + online fee) or may be purchased at the event ($22). Either way you purchase it, your book will be waiting for you when you check in. You can also bring your own book with you to the event if you want it signed.

Please see more details and RSVP for the event at the event page.

November 13 Lunch & Learn – VASIMR® Propulsion Development – Ready for the Next Level

Join us for an AIAA Houston Section Space Operations Technical Committee Lunch and Learn:

VASIMR® Propulsion Development – Ready for the Next Level

Dr. Jared P. Squire, Ad Astra Rocket Company
NOVEMBER 13 2014, 11:30am-1:00pm

University Space Research Association (USRA)
3600 Bay Area Blvd Houston, TX 77058 in the Berkner Room

More information available on the event page.

“Goodbye to Summer” Picnic and Membership Drive

Welcome back, Houston Section!

Join us for the first event of the year with a refreshing picnic, straw rockets, and horseshoes at the NASA/JSC Gilruth Center Live Oak Pavilion followed by an engaging talk from Daniel Palomo on “Is Houston ready to host the International Astronautical Federation 2018/19 Congress”:
Saturday, September 20, 2014
11:00am – 3:00pm

Hold your horseshoes, there is more information to come… Please see more information on the event page.